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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Pets
1
Penrhos Ref: B6861

Set in a peaceful location
Wonderfully situated for walks in the Berwyn Mountains

This large detached holiday property with a farmhouse kitchen is located in the village of Llandrillo, between Corwen and Bala, and has views of the surrounding countryside. It is ideal for family holidays and is within walking distance of an award winning restaurant. This property is wonderfully situated for exploring the many walks in the Berwyn Mountains or visiting Bala, a mecca for watersports enthusiasts with its lake and sailing opportunities. There is a narrow gauge steam train that takes you alongside Lake Bala. In the other direction is Corwen with the historic Llangar Old Church and Rug Chapel. Llangollen, home of both the International Musical Eisteddfod and Llangollen Steam Railway is just a short distance away, as is Ruthin where you can visit the magnificently restored Nantclwyd Y Dre town house. Also visit Betws y Coed, gateway to the Snowdonia National Park, with its bustling shops and leafy forest walks. The Welsh Mountain Zoo is well worth a visit. Horse riding nearby. Shops, pubs and restaurants ½ mile. Penrhos can be booked with WN77 to sleep a total of 14 guests.

Ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Third living room with French doors. Dining room. Kitchen with beams and slate floor. Separate toilet. First floor: 5 bedrooms: 3 double, one (5ft), one with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet, 2 twin. Bathroom with spa bath, shower attachment, bidet and toilet. Bathroom with double bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet.

Gas ’woodburner’ included. Gas central heating, gas, electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. Cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Gas cooker. Combi microwave/oven/grill. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned and gravelled garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking.

WAS
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£475-£1376
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Maesteg Ref: WN77

A cosy retreat at any time of the year, this attractive, self-contained holiday cottage enjoys a courtyard setting. Within easy reach of the Berwyn Mountains, it is perfectly placed for walking, horse riding, 1 mile, and sailing at beautiful Bala Lake nearby and lies just to the west of the Snowdonia National Park. An ideal base for a family holiday, it is only a 14-mile drive from numerous attractions both in and around Llangollen, with Chirk Castle (NT), the Horse Drawn Boats and Canal Exhibition Centre and the Chwarel Wynne Mine, well worth visiting. Shop and inn 75 yards, restaurant a short walk further. A welcome bottle of wine is provided for guests upon arrival. Maesteg can be booked with B6861 to sleep a total of 14 guests.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 bunk.

NSH, electric heaters and electricity by £1 meter. Bed linen included. Towels available for hire on request. Cot. High chair. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Enclosed courtyard with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking. No smoking.

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NOW
£178-£444
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1
The Town House Ref: 28932

This well-positioned, detached holiday property is located in the centre of Bala in the Snowdonia National Park, an area known as the Welsh Lake District. Guests can enjoy the beautiful scenery provided by the surrounding lakes and mountain backdrop, and the area happily caters for those who enjoy sailing, white water rafting, high ropes, paintballing and courses for 4x4s and quad bikes. For those seeking a quiet holiday, there is Tan Yr Allt Gallery, a 9 mile return journey on the Bala Lake Steam Railway and Caerau Uchaf gardens, the highest gardens open to the public in North Wales. The property is within easy walking distance of the numerous restaurants, shops and pubs the town has to offer. Visitors to this area also have, within half an hour’s drive, access to Dolgellau with its Mawddach Trail, Cader Idris mountain range and Cymer Abbey. Further west would take you towards the Cambrian coast where miles of sandy beaches can be found near Barmouth. Further tourist attractions include Castell Y Bere, Talyllyn Railway, King Arthur’s Labyrinth, Corris Mine exploring and craft centre, Spring Watch location at Ynys Hir and nearby Harlech Castle. 20 minutes east takes you to the popular tourist destination of Llangollen which offers horse drawn barge rides, canal boat trips, steam railways and a motor museum, plus access over the Berwyn Mountain range down the Tanat Valley to one of the eight wonders of Wales, Llanrhaeadr Waterfalls. North would see you at Llechwedd Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Swallow Falls in Betws Y Coed and then on to Snowdon, with its mountain railway, Sygun copper mines and numerous historic castles. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining/sun room. Kitchen. First floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet. Second floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bunk.

Gas woodburner in living room included. Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freesat TV. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. On road parking. Welcome pack. Pet free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Low level windows in bedrooms and shower room.

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£244-£911
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
1
Ty-Hen Cottage Ref: W40349

Historic cottage with stunning lake and mountain views set in several acres of Snowdonia National Park

Ty-Hen Cottage is situated at the base of the mountains of Arenig Fach and Arenig Fawn and has stunning views directly over Lake Ellyn. This detached property is sited in an SSSI, where an abundance of unusual wildlife are regularly spotted. The area is also of particular historic interest, as the site is a former 16th century Quaker settlement consisting of Ty-Hen Cottage, along with a detached stone barn conversion. The site extends to 9.5 acres with both the cottage and the barn enjoying their own picnic areas; secluded areas of garden, private parking, but sharing access with the barn to a private wood and a large paddock and river frontage. For those feeling more adventurous enjoy a walk through the paddock and into the tranquil surroundings, experiencing the true essence of the Snowdonia National Park, where the paths wind through breathtaking scenery, pass secluded mountain lakes and where native falcons are often seen. Ty-Hen Cottage has the traditional look and feel of a Welsh cottage, yet the facilities complement the beams, slate floors and stone fireplaces. Golf can be found nearby. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 7 miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Slate stone floor and beams throughout. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), 1 twin. Cloakroom with toilet.

Open fire in dining room, woodburner in living room (no fuel provided). Oil central heating and electricity £60per week September-June, £30per week July-August. Bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Internet connection (at cost). Enclosed patio and furniture. Parking (3 cars). Natural water supply from rivers. No smoking. NB: 2 rivers in garden.

WAS
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£313-£1040
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
2
Pen-Ilin Ref: W41140

Spacious barn conversion set in several acres of the Snowdonia National Park with stunning lake and mountain views

Pen-Ilin is situated at the base of the mountains of Arenig Fach and Arenig Fawn and from the windows of the main large vaulted living areas and master bedroom are stunning views directly over Lake Celyn. This detached property is sited in an area of SSI, where an abundance of unusual wildlife are regularly spotted. The area is also of particular historic interest, as the site is a former 16th century Quaker settlement that consists of the wonderfully spacious Pen-Ilin along with the original detached Quaker meeting house. The site extends to 9.5 acres with Pen-Ilin enjoying its own secluded areas, private parking but sharing access with the cottage to a private wood and a large paddock and river frontage. Enjoy a walk through the paddock where the paths wind through breathtaking mountain scenery, pass secluded lakes and where native falcons are often seen overhead. The first things that most visitors comment on when they visit is the tranquil setting and the sense of space within the barns interior, and although the general theme is contemporary, many original features, such as a large stone fireplace and exposed beams have been retained. Golf can be found nearby. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 7 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with French doors, beams and wooden floor. Kitchen with slate floor. Utility room. Bathroom with bath, walk in shower cubicle and toilet. 1 double bedroom. Curved, open tread stairs to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one leading to 1 twin, each with beams. Cloakroom.

Open fire in living room. Oil central heating and electricity included (£65per week September-June, £35per week July-August). Bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Satellite TV. DVD and small library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Internet connection (at cost). Outdoor furniture. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Private water supply. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: There are two rivers in the grounds.

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£521-£1560
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

This stunning pair of barn conversions are architecturally designed, with the use of traditional materials throughout, which retain and preserve many of the original features. Situated on a 150-acre farm with sheep and Welsh Black Cattle, these semi-detached holiday cottages (references 29119 and 29120) occupy an elevated position looking down across the beautiful North Wales countryside, in a wonderfully central location between the popular tourist destinations of Bala, Llangollen and Betws-y-Coed. Bala Lake, the largest natural lake in Wales, attracts visitors of all ages to the area, with its tranquil serenity and its fantastic scenery. Sailing, raft building, canoeing and fishing are available, as well as the more adventurous sports of white-water rafting, paintballing and high ropes courses. Llangollen with its horse-drawn barges, canal boat trips, motor museum, steam railway and, of course Eisteddfod, is a popular choice, and Betws-y-Coed, the gateway to Snowdonia, attracts visitors all year round to its attractive selection of shops, miniature railway and Swallow Falls. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

Ground floor: 3 steps to living room. Dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

Electric woodburner in living room included. Dishwasher.

Both properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with coin-operated washer/dryer. Wi-fi. Garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Ample parking. Natural water supply from a spring. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Drop in grounds.

WAS
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£212-£707
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1


These adjoining stone-built properties sit in a prominent position in in the tiny hamlet of Llangower on the south side of Llyn Tegid, the largest natural lake in Wales. With views towards the lake, the shoreline is only about 200 yards away, they provide an enchanting holiday location for those looking for a relaxing stay or ample opportunities for the more energetic. The Grade II Georgian listed Rector’s House (ref OP7) was home to the rector of the ancient chapel at Llangower which was built in the 13th-century but modernised at about the same time as the rectory was built. Retaining its character, the house catches the sun from all directions, with glimpses of the lake, valley and mountains. Rectory Cottage (ref IWA) has a romantic feel with its wood-burning stove and views. On the southern edge of Snowdonia National Park, this is an ideal place for walking, sailng or just lazing. The well-known market town of Bala is a short drive away (3 miles) where most facilities are available including serveral good pubs and restaurants, a supermarket, butcher, bakers, post office, chemist, curiosity and gift shops. The local leisure centre provides swimming and fitness facilities and there is a small ten-pin bowling alley nearby and single-screen cinema in the town. The coast at Barmouth is 40-minute drive, and the towns of Dolgellau and Portmadoc, both a 25-minute trip away, provide interest for all the family. Shop and pub 3 miles.

Living room with wood-burning stove. Fitted kitchen/dining room. Double bedroom. Steep open-tread stairs to first floor: Twin bedroom. Bathroom, shower cubicle, shower attachment and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • ‘Econ 7’ NSH included
  • Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Parking (for 2 cars)

  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi

WAS
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£292-£752
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

A beautiful pair of Welsh stone cottages dating back to the 18th century retaining charm and character with exposed stone walls, beams and wood-burning stoves. They stand proud in the village of Llanfor, just outside the popular tourist area of Bala with a lake ideal for watersports, the white water rafting centre and steam railway. This excellent base is very central for enjoying north Wales, mid Wales and the Cheshire/Shropshire borderlands. To the west of the town, head towards Dolgellau, a small market town, home to the famous Cader Idris, Cymer Abbey, Coed Y Brenin Mountain Bike Centre and Mawddach Trail, the Cambrian Coast and Portmeirion. Head north to the majestic Mount Snowdon, passing Blaenau Ffestiniog, the slate caverns and Ffestiniog Railway, Betws Y Coed and Swallow Falls then on beyond to Conwy and Caernarfon, both famed for their castles. Heading east takes you towards Llangollen with its horse-drawn barges, canal boat trips, the motor museum, River Dee, abbey and steam railway along to either Chester or Chirk Castle and Erddig (both NT). Journeying south takes you on a scenic trip through the Berwyn Mountain range towards Lake Vyrnwy, Pistyll Rhaeadr, Wales’ largest waterfall and Powys Castle (NT). Shops and pubs 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Woodburner in living room included. Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. Freesat TV. DVD. Microwave. Use of washing machine. Wi-fi. Patio and furniture. Shared grassed area. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

WAS
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£189-£575
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Hen Hafod Ref: 5516

Llanfor is just 1 mile from the market town of Bala, with its famous lake. This detached character holiday cottage, situated on a sheep farm, is at the end of a concrete farm road, providing an ideal private location surrounded by lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Many interesting walks may be taken directly from the cottage, and being on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, offers many very scenic trips through some splendid scenery. The cottage interior is full of charm and character, with a lovely black range in the main living room. Ideal for golf. Shops and pubs 1½ miles.

Ground floor: Living room. Second living room. Dining room/kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Two staircases to first floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with toilet.

Oil central heating by meter reading. Electricity by £1 meter. Bed linen included. Cot. High chair. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Patio. Ample parking. Pets welcome. Visit Wales 4 Star.

WAS
NOW
£207-£624
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1


These adjoining stone-built properties sit in a prominent position in in the tiny hamlet of Llangower on the south side of Llyn Tegid, the largest natural lake in Wales. With views towards the lake, the shoreline is only about 200 yards away, they provide an enchanting holiday location for those looking for a relaxing stay or ample opportunities for the more energetic. The Grade II Georgian listed Rector’s House (ref OP7) was home to the rector of the ancient chapel at Llangower which was built in the 13th-century but modernised at about the same time as the rectory was built. Retaining its character, the house catches the sun from all directions, with glimpses of the lake, valley and mountains. Rectory Cottage (ref IWA) has a romantic feel with its wood-burning stove and views. On the southern edge of Snowdonia National Park, this is an ideal place for walking, sailng or just lazing. The well-known market town of Bala is a short drive away (3 miles) where most facilities are available including serveral good pubs and restaurants, a supermarket, butcher, bakers, post office, chemist, curiosity and gift shops. The local leisure centre provides swimming and fitness facilities and there is a small ten-pin bowling alley nearby and single-screen cinema in the town. The coast at Barmouth is 40-minute drive, and the towns of Dolgellau and Portmadoc, both a 25-minute trip away, provide interest for all the family. Shop and pub 3 miles.

This elegant, Georgian house has a light, homely feel about it and makes a comfortable retreat, whether for a main holiday or a relaxing short break. All the main rooms have two windows, affording glimpses of the lake at the front, the valley each side and mountains at the back. It is elegantly furnished with many valuable paintings and antiques. Much attention has been paid to the detail of the restoration of the house, so as to preserve the property’s features whilst providing the comforts of modern-day living. Approached over a flat, slightly inclined tarmac drive, the house is decorated and furnished to a good standard, with many valuable paintings and antiques. The front and rear door are without steps.
Living room with open fire. Large dining room with open fire. Kitchen with oil Rayburn (for cooking) and breakfast area. Library twin bedroom with zip & link beds. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Twin bedroom, basin. Bathroom with walk-in shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Open fires – initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electric underfloor heating (in main bathroom) and full oil central heating included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • CD
  • Oil Rayburn (double oven) included
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Large, enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Use of adjacent field
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • NB: Slopes and pond in garden

  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi

WAS
NOW
£787-£1929
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6
Pets
2
Dolgadfa Ref: OF3

Dolgadfa, forming part of the Crogen Estate, is a split-unit property that comfortably sleeps twelve people. The estate is located in the Upper Dee Valley and is home to the Robertson family, having sympathetically restored the Grade ll listed farmhouse and barn into comfortable holiday accommodation for a large family party. Dolgadfa is unique, offering access to over 2500 acres of its own private land that includes Wales’ finest woodlands and the River Dee. Dolgadfa has its own fishing offering exclusivity for its guests. Dolgadfa also owns its own moorland lake at the northern end of the estate, with wild brown trout. This is a great day out for all the family as access is on foot! At Dolgadfa there is the breathtaking scenery of the estate, and the Berwyn Mountains and Dee Valley are on the doorstep. A short drive leads to Arenig and Aran Mountains and the Snowdonia National Park. Dolgadfa-Crogen is home to Get Wet, the outdoor adventure activity company. The high rope course is one of Europe’s highest and most challenging; paint balling is also available. Lake Bala offers a wide variety of water sports. The white water course at the National White Water Centre on the River Tryweryn is renowned. Courses are available for kayaking, rafting and canoeing. Mountain biking is available at expert centres in Llangollen, Llandegla and Coed-y-Brenin. Shops 1 mile, pubs 3 miles.

Main house: Sitting room with wood-burning stove. Dining room with open fire. Well-equipped kitchen with oil range, electric cooker and breakfast area. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Two twin bedrooms; one with wash basin. Shower room with toilet. Annexe: Large living room with open fire/dining room. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Open fire and wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Full oil central heating (controlled by owner)
  • Electricity, bed linen and towels included
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Oil range included
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi available at £10per week or per short break
  • Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Ample parking
  • Natural water supply from spring
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Fenced river in grounds

WAS
NOW
£767-£2276
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Y Bwthyn Ref: 15609

An interesting ‘upside-down’ style detached barn conversion in the grounds of the owner’s house, with the kitchen and living room on the first floor and bedrooms and bathroom on the ground floor. There are wonderful views of the surrounding countryside from the French doors in the living room. Situated in a peaceful, rural area, mid-way between Corwen and Bala, this holiday property is ideal for walking. Nearby attractions include the Glassblobbery glass blowing workshop, Ewe-Phoria Sheepdog Centre, and Llangollen Railway. Bala, Betws-y-Coed and Llangollen are all within easy reach. Golf nearby. Shops 1 mile, pub 4 miles.

Ground floor: 2 double bedrooms, one with beams. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room with French doors. Dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Satellite TV. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Shared garden and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

WAS
NOW
£435-£435
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